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The Weekly Roundup: Writing a Rock Solid Resume, Part 2

The Weekly Roundup: Writing a Rock Solid Resume, Part 2

Recruiters and experts show you the path to resume perfection

Writing the perfect resume with advice from recruiters and experts from Careerealism, Career Bliss, Hired Guns, Social Hire, The Ladders and About.com Read More »

The Weekly Countdown: 5 Articles To Inspire All Job Seekers

The Weekly Countdown: 5 Articles To Inspire All Job Seekers

Five awesome pieces of career advice I found this week

Five great pieces of job search advice and insight I found this week from The Ladders, Buzzfeed, Come Recommended, PSFK and Business Insider Read More »

The Weekly Countdown: 5 Articles All Job Seekers Should Read

The Weekly Countdown: 5 Articles All Job Seekers Should Read

Five awesome pieces of career advice I read this week

Five great pieces of job search advice I read this week from Mashable, Careerealism, Daily Muse, Fast Company and Hired Guns Read More »

The Weekly Countdown: 5 Articles All Job Seekers Should Read

The Weekly Countdown: 5 Articles All Job Seekers Should Read

Five awesome pieces of career advice I read this week

Five great pieces on job search and career advice from Mashable, Careerealism, Daily Muse, Brazen Careerist and The Hired Guns Read More »

How To Land The Most Coveted, Competitive Sales Job

How To Land The Most Coveted, Competitive Sales Job

Sales is more competitive than ever. With the right mindset, you can get what you want. Read More »

How Long-Term Unemployment Could Help Your Career

How Long-Term Unemployment Could Help Your Career

By Sarah Li Cain Google any news article and you'll find horror stories of people being unemployed for six months or more. You'll mostly likely read that they suffer from depression, have anxiety issues or are even suicidal. Kind of bleak, isn't it? While long-term unemployment isn't something to be taken... Read More »

Resume Tips For Career Changers

Resume Tips For Career Changers

Six things career changers should do to make sure their resumes are top notch. Read More »

Deloitte Exec: Why We Hire Only 3.5 Percent Of Applicants

Deloitte Exec: Why We Hire Only 3.5 Percent Of Applicants

About 85 million Americans work as white-collar professionals in the private sector, according to the Economic Policy Institute, a liberal Washington, D.C.-based think tank. Read More »

Are These Resume Buzzwords Killing Your Chances?

Are These Resume Buzzwords Killing Your Chances?

Zillions of resumes are useless except perhaps for lining a bird cage's floor. The main cause? Resume advice has changed little over the decades, so most resumes today feel moldy, cliche-larded, as if spewed from resume software or a hired gun from the disco era. Read More »

Should I Put This On My Resume? 7 Questions Answered

Should I Put This On My Resume? 7 Questions Answered

Are you a 5-foot-7 female who has three dogs, loves skydiving and makes a killer margarita? Unless you're applying for a job as a dog walker, skydiving instructor or bartender, these details do not belong on your resume. Read More »

What You Don't Know About Job Search in 2012

What You Don't Know About Job Search in 2012

Given the amount of information and resources available to job seekers today, I'm sure you think there's nothing you don't know about looking for work in 2012. Well, here are three things you may not have realized about job search these days: Read More »

7 Things To Never Put On A Resume In 2012

7 Things To Never Put On A Resume In 2012

One of the most challenging aspects of a job search is writing a compelling resume. First you have to look back on all of your experience and figure out how to condense it to one page. Then you have to make sure it's tailored to each job you're applying for, whether that means moving around the order of your... Read More »

Your Resume Should NOT Include A Headshot

Your Resume Should NOT Include A Headshot

By Erik Deckers Do not, do not, DO NOT include a photo with your résumé! Just don't do it. Read More »

Resumes In 2012: What's Old, What's New?

Resumes In 2012: What's Old, What's New?

By Justin Thompson It seems everyone has an opinion on what a resume should contain, how many pages it should be and how it should be formatted. So as we enter into a new year, what are the universally agreed-upon elements that are in, and which ones are now passe? Here are some of the best practices when... Read More »

Perspectives From A First-Time Hiring Manager

Perspectives From A First-Time Hiring Manager

By Jenny Weigle, social media manager for CareerBuilder In late spring of 2011, I was informed that our department (marketing and communications) would be hiring a summer intern, and I was offered the chance to be the intern's supervisor. I was hired as a social media manager in November 2010. Then, just a... Read More »

Anatomy Of An Outstanding Resume [Infographic]

Anatomy Of An Outstanding Resume [Infographic]

In today's competitive job market, creating the best resume possible may seem daunting. It can help to view the process much like an elaborate puzzle that comes together piece-by-piece. Begin by making sure all your contact information at the top of page -- the header -- is current and free of errors. In... Read More »

6 Principles For Surviving Unemployment

6 Principles For Surviving Unemployment

You've been handed the dreaded pink slip. In other words, you've been laid off, fired, terminated, let go, canned or "RIF'd" (for "reduction in force"). Whatever you call it, it's some of the worst information you'll ever receive. I'm sure that the pain associated with such news explains why bosses and owners... Read More »

RezScore's 4 Favorite Resume Hacks

RezScore's 4 Favorite Resume Hacks

By Sean Weinberg Believe it or not, but the entire team at RezScore loves resumes. We love their usefulness, their flexible nature, and the fact a resume gets you hired. (Who doesn't love that?). Since we're all about resumes and we're just a smidge nerdy, we've naturally come up with our very own set of... Read More »

10 Things Career Changers Need on Their Resume

10 Things Career Changers Need on Their Resume

By Alina Dizik In the last few years, executive resume writer Mary Elizabeth Bradford has noticed more of her clients seeking a career switch, even after having built successful careers in another field. Nowadays, mid-level career changers -- such as software developers who now work in finance or... Read More »

4 Resume Myths We Don't Buy

4 Resume Myths We Don't Buy

By Gerrit Hall Writing your resume can be overwhelming. Between the first draft, the revisions, the second opinions, your computer crashing, and submitting a final draft, it's easy for the task to fall through the cracks. However, the job search should be fun, not like beating your head against a brick wall. Read More »

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